METRO is excited to lend our support for an upcoming conference featuring the International Image Interoperability Framework, an open source and interoperable technology and community framework for image delivery.
Tuesday, May 10Access to the World’s Images: The Advantages of IIIFOverview, demonstrations & outreach event, giving an introduction to IIIF and showcasing the advantages of participating.Intended Audience: Prospective & beginning IIIF adopters; leaders, curators, technologists, researchers from museums, galleries, libraries, archives, or industry who are interested in distributed and interoperable access to images on the web.Location: MoMA. Capacity: 400.Wednesday, May 11Access to the World’s Images: The (first ever) IIIF ConferencePapers, panels & lightning talks from practitioners across the IIIF community sharing their latest developments and shaping future work.Intended Participants: Beginning to Expert IIIF practitioners (institutions, software developers, funding agencies, interested individuals et al.)Location: New York Academy of Medicine. Capacity: 120Thursday & Friday, May 12-13IIIF Working Groups & UnconferenceParallel tracks for IIIF unconference activity (spontaneous collaborations and working sessions), as well as working time for IIIF Interest & Working Groups (e.g. Manuscripts, Museums, Newspapers, software platforms, etc.)Intended Participants: Any IIIF practitioners interested in collaborative action, as well as members and prospective members of IIIF interest and working groups.Location: New York Academy of Medicine. Capacity: 120